missing and murdered aboriginal women
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has been asked to step in after a BC government worker “failed to tell the truth," under oath, about deleting Highway of Tears records.
You can't help but shudder at the sinister nickname for British Columbia's provincial Autoroute 16, known as "The Highway of Tears," which is both a trucking passage and the winding graveyard of up to 42 Aboriginal women, assumed to be murdered.
In two agreed upon statements of fact, Blake Leggette admitted he suffocated Saunders and Victoria Henneberry admitted she helped him do it.
Her partner was arrested and charged with her murder. The charges were stayed, but his return to the community leaves a family in fear.
Rinelle Harper, a victim of assault herself, appealed to the country at the Assembly of First Nations.
We interviewed 2014 Polaris Music Prize winner Tanya Tagaq about why ending her acceptance speech with "Fuck PETA!" shouldn't be the dominant narrative about that night.
Following the tragic discovery of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine in Winnipeg's Red River, we asked the mayoral candidates of the city how they'd deal with aboriginal issues.
There are ten places in Canada that are the most dangerous for indigenous women and girls, but the RCMP won't publicly say where they are.
We attended a memorial in Winnipeg on Tuesday night that honoured the memory of Tina Fontaine, a 15 year-old girl whose body was found in a bag and wrapped in plastic somewhere along Manitoba’s Red River on Sunday.
And what is the government going to do about it?
Despite a recent report from the RCMP imploring the Canadian government hold a national inquiry into the cases of at least 1,181 missing or murdered Aboriginal women drawing a fair amount of public outrage, the Harper government continues to dismiss...
“We pride ourselves on our human rights agenda and if that’s not a violation of human rights when women are treated differently or victimized more often, I don’t know what is.”